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Analysis and history of The Well, the Whole Earth Catalog , notions of online community and 60s counterculture.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Dec 7, 2019 Bruce Clarke
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"Steps to an Ecology of Systems: Whole Earth and Systemic Holism," by Bruce Clarke, in Addressing Modernity: Social Systems and US Culture , edited by Hannes Bergthaller and Christen Schink (Rodopi, 2011)
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Mar 14, 2019 WEC@50 team
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The evening program of The Whole Earth Catalog 50th Anniversary Celebration was held on October 13, 02018, and featured conversations between Whole Earth Catalog contributors and contemporary wave-makers as they discussed the legacy of the Catalog and what the next 50 years might hold. Speakers included Ryan Phelan, Danica Remy, Rusty Schweickart, Kevin Kelly, Simone Giertz, Howard Rheingold, Chip Conley, Stephanie Mills, Stephanie Feldstein, Stewart Brand and Sal Khan. The event was sponsored...
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Feb 4, 2019 Robert Horvitz
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Interview with Stewart Brand biographer and well-known tech writer John Markoff about his forthcoming SB biography.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jan 11, 2019 Robert Horvitz
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Interview with Mike Stone, Whole Earth's General Manager and Managing Editor, 1994-2003.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Oct 30, 2018 Gary Yost
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Filmed at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, 13 October 2018. This video features 5-minute talks by Larry Brilliant, Gail Williams, Will Marshall, Diana Hadley, Orville Schell, Isabella Kirkland, Ken Dychtwald, Peter Schwartz, Ariel Ekblaw, Neil Gershenfeld, Carolyn Garcia, Bruce Sterling and Wavy Gravy. Hosted by Stewart Brand, Ryan Phelan and Danica Remy, with introductions and time limitations by Howard Rheingold. Camera/editing: Gary Yost, garyyost.com Music: Kirk Casey & Lorin Rowan,...
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Oct 13, 2018 Fabrice Florin
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A 40-minute video compilation of filmclips, photos and videos from the 50 year history of the Whole Earth publications (plus sponsored/hosted events and contributors) created for the 50th anniversary event at the San Francisco Art Institute on 13 October 2018. Copyright © 2018 Point Foundation and its licensors. Original upload site: https://vimeo.com/294878432/3ff748dd5e . Producer/Director: Fabrice Florin Executive Producers: Stewart Brand, Ryan Phelan Video Editors: Fabrice Florin, Ahmed...
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Sep 26, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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Interview with Jay Kinney, Whole Earth publisher, editor, writer, researcher and illustrator.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Sep 18, 2018 James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis
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"Atmospheric homeostasis by and for the biosphere: the gaia hypothesis," by James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis - the first published version of this revolutionary idea appeared in Telus , magazine, volume XXVI (1974), numbers 1-2, pages 2-10.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Sep 11, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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An interview with video documentarian and multimedia developer Fabrice Florin, recorded on 26 August 2018.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Aug 19, 2018 Fabrice Florin
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The 1st Hackers Conference was organized by Stewart Brand, Whole Earth and the Point Foundation in Gerbode Valley, California, in 1984. This historic gathering brought together for the first time several generations of hardware and software designers, who collectively changed the world we live in. Hackers, Wizards of the Electronic Age was produced by Fabrice Florin in 1985, to give tribute to these unsung heroes - from the first MIT hackers to popular Silicon Valley inventors - through...
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Aug 18, 2018 Stewart Brand
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Complete first edition of the Whole Earth Software Catalog (1984). Scanned and put online by Monoskop.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Aug 18, 2018 Howard Rheingold
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Howard Rheingold, editor of the Millennium Whole Earth Catalog , talks about the promotional book tour that Harper San Francisco organized for him.  This account appeared in the spring 1995 issue of Whole Earth Review.
Topics: Whole Earth, Howard Rheingold
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Aug 15, 2018 Robin Pogrebin
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"Breaking the mold again, Whole Earth Review is asking subscribers for charity," by Robin Pogrebin, published in the 19 August 1996 national edition of the New York Times.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Aug 11, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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An introduction to the writings of Anne Herbert, Whole Earth editor and researcher, 1977-1983.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Aug 9, 2018 Bruce Clarke
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"Planetary immunity: Biopolitics, Gaia theory, the holobiont, and the systems counterculture" - a chapter in General Ecology: The New Ecological Paradigm, edited by Erich H ö rl with James Burton (Bloomsbury, 2017) - argues for Gaia as Earth's immune system rather than its circulatory system.  The role of Whole Earth publications in forging a "systems counterculture" is his starting point.
Topics: Whole Earth, theory of ecology
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jul 28, 2018 CoEvolution subscription department
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March 1981 mailing from CoEvolution Quarterly 's subscription campaign, salvaged from Ted Nelson's Junkmail Archive.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jul 26, 2018 J. Baldwin and S. Brand
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Microfiche edition distributed by Volunteers in Asia.
Topic: Book about appropriate technology
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jul 26, 2018 Cliff Figallo
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Written in 1993 for a conference at Harvard, this description of The WELL was written by the man in charge for 6 years, Cliff Figallo (1986-1992).
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jul 26, 2018 Stewart Brand
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Essay by Stewart Brand for Time Magazine , Vol. 145, No. 12 (1 March 1995)
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jul 25, 2018 Rob Reid
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Rob Reid interviews Stewart Brand in episode 30 of the "After On" podcast (1:42:47, 12 June 2018)
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jul 20, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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An interview with Danica Remy, Point Foundation board member, former director of The WELL, co-developer of the Global Business Network and now President of the B612 Foundation.
Topic: Whole Earth
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Jul 7, 2018
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Robert Horvitz Favorites
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The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jul 6, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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Recorded 3 July 2018
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jun 14, 2018 Guy Reid, Steve Watts Kennedy and Christoph Fersta (the Planetary Collective)
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A short video about the "Overview Effect" experienced by most astronauts and cosmonauts - the life changing awe of seeing Earth from orbit in space.
Topics: Whole Earth, wholeearth, Overview Effect
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Jun 12, 2018 CapGemini's Applied Innovation Exchange, San Francisco
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Evening discussion about the impact and legacy of the Whole Earth publications, recorded 7 June 2018 at the Applied Innovation Exchange in San Francisco.  Speakers include Stewart Brand, Fred Turner, John Markoff, Kevin Kelly, Ryan Phelan, Tim O'Reilly, Peter Schwartz, etc.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 27, 2018 Kevin Kelly
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"The Origins of Cool Tools: Kevin Kelly in Conversation with Stewart Brand" (an 80 minute video podcast from 2014).
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 26, 2018 Robert Snyder
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"The World of Buckminster Fuller" - an 80 minute film documentary by Robert Snyder with Baylis Glascock. Distributed by Masters & Masterworks Films. Downloaded from YouTube.com.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 26, 2018 Robert Poole
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Table of contents and chapter 1 of "Earthrise: How Man First Saw the Earth," by Robert Poole (Yale University Press, 2008)
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 25, 2018 Stewart Brand
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7 pages photographed from the June 1975 update of the Updated Last Whole Earth Catalog , giving details about how the Catalogs were researched, produced and distributed - along with revealing details about SB's experience with fame, managing people and doing business.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 24, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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Interview with Whole Earth designer/paster-upper David Wills, recorded on 27 and 31 March 2018, with responses to his revelations about Anne Herbert from Kathleen O'Neill, Jonathan Evelegh and Anne's brother Joseph.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 23, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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Index/home-page for the Internet Archive's Whole Earth Collection. Includes links to sites outside the Internet Archive.
Topic: Whole Earth, wholeearth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 23, 2018 Stewart Brand
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Announcement of the Whole Earth Catalog 's Demise Party on the last page of the Last Supplement (1971). Downloaded from Paul Krassner's Realist Archive.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 23, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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Text of a presentation by Robert Horvitz in 2002 to Czechs who had never heard of Whole Earth and who had no idea what it was, so alot of explanation had to be provided - making it a good introduction for non-Czech neophytes.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 23, 2018 Steven Kotler
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Originally published in Plenty magazine in November 2008, this article by Steven Kotler pulls together quotes from 30 hours of interviews with people about the Whole Earth Catalog 's impact.
Topics: Whole Earth, Plenty
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 23, 2018 Sonia Dorfman for the Online Archive of California
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Downloaded from the Online Archive of California (OAC), this is the Stanford University Library's guide to their Whole Earth collection - 39 boxes of editorial material, press clippings, correspondence, etc., from the period 1969 to 1986. Donated by Stewart Brand and Jay Kinney.
Topics: Whole Earth, Stanford University
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 23, 2018 WholeEarth.com
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A brief chronology of Whole Earth publications to 1988.  Based on "A Brief History of the Whole Earth Catalog" in the Whole Earth Ecolog (1986), updated by WholeEarth.com.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 23, 2018 John Coate
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In 2014 Martina Gross of German public radio interviewed John Coate, the WELL's marketing manager and online community developer, about the WELL's early days. Three parts of the interview (approximately 30 minutes) are stored in the Internet Archive. Additional segments (about John's experiences living in Steve Gaskin's Farm commune in Tennesee) are at John's website: http://cervisa.com/ .
Topics: Whole Earth, The WELL. Virtual Community
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 23, 2018 Howard Rheingold
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Howard Rheingold writes about The WELL for Atlantic magazine (2012).
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 22, 2018 Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
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Christopher Lehmann-Haupt's review of the Whole Earth Software Catalog (1st edition) for the New York Times (3 October 1984) - http://www.nytimes.com/1984/10/03/books/books-of-the-times-243641.html.
Topics: Whole Earth, New York Times
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 22, 2018 Art Kleiner
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A chronology/history of CoEvolution Quarterly by Art Kleiner (from News That Stayed News , North Point Press, 1986)
Topics: Whole Earth, CoEvolution Quarterly
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 22, 2018 Stewart Brand
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Stewart Brand explains how the idea for a Whole Earth Catalog came to him and how it evolved.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 22, 2018 Thomas Albright
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Thomas Albright reviews the Whole Earth Catalog for Rolling Stone magazine at the end of 1969.
Topics: Whole Earth, Rolling Stone
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 21, 2018 Marc LeBrun
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First Personal Computing column by Marc LeBrun, summer 1975 issue of CoEvolution Quarterly.
Topics: Whole Earth, personal computing
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 21, 2018 Jason Gots and Stewart Brand
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Stewart interviewed for the Big Think podcast
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 21, 2018 Monoskop/Whole Earth
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Monoskop's scan of the entire first issue of the Whole Earth Catalog (fall 1968)
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 21, 2018 Stewart Brand
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Stewart's 1976 account of how the importance of the whole Earth image came to him in 1966.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 21, 2018 Stewart Brand
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Stewart Brand describes how the Whole Earth Catalogs are produced, to encourage others to take on similar tasks.
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 21, 2018 Stewart Brand
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Short essay by Stewart Brand explaining the origin of the "We are as gods" comment at the start of the first Whole Earth Catalog .
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 20, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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Interview with Art Kleiner, Whole Earth editor and business writer
Topic: Whole Earth
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 20, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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Interview with J. Baldwin, Whole Earth's Soft Tech editor, recorded in December 2017.
Topics: Whole Earth, Appropriate Technology
The Internet Archive's Whole Earth collection
Apr 20, 2018 Robert Horvitz
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Interview with Kathleen O'Neill, Whole Earth's graphic designer 1977-2000.
Topic: Whole Earth